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Old 08-11-2014   #3
Klyment
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I'd keep the A7. I've used the NEX-7, NEX-6, A6000, A7, A7r, A7s, and RX1r and my applications for these cameras sound similar to yours and I have never found anything other than the NEX-7 and the RX1r lacking in terms of AF speed or accuracy. The NEX-7 is even fine in lighting conditions where you'd hand hold at ISO 1600 and below.

With regards to the A7 and Leica M glass, I'm going to assume that you've tried your glass on it before and have noticed that 50mm and wider glass tends to have strong chromatic aberration and corner softness. I don't think that the A7 will give you comparable lenses with these shorter focal lengths. I primarily use my A7 with the 90 Summicron-M E55 pre-ASPH so CA and corner resolution is acceptable and I pair it with the RX1r when needing to shoot digitally.
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